Articles by: Geisel Communications

Margaret Karagas (center) has been appointed to the James W. Squires Professorship. Photo by Jon Gilbert Fox.

Karagas Appointed to Squires Professorship

Margaret Karagas, PhD, has been appointed to the James W. Squires Professorship at the Geisel School of Medicine at Dartmouth. This prestigious professorship supports a faculty member pursuing academic activities that advance health, health promotion, and innovative and cost-effective health-care delivery.

Student Voices: Ditching the Dream

Student Voices: Ditching the Dream

Just after finishing her first-year exams, medical student Peace Eneh headed to Nigeria to begin work on a global health project. She reflects on the mix of excitement and nervousness she feels as she takes on the challenge.

An App for Easing Autism

Keene Sentinel/Valley News – Researchers from Keene State University are teaming up with researchers from Geisel to test a new iPad app designed to help people with autism “see and match how emotions are conveyed in speech,” the Valley News reports. Associate Professor of Psychiatry Robert Roth, one of the Geisel researchers involved in the testing, is quoted in the story.

How OITNB Flubbed Compassionate Release

The Daily Beast – This story on Netflix series Orange Is the New Black’s portrayal of an inmate with Alzheimer’s quotes Ira Byock, who says “People who are severely debilitated or are in the midst of dying are usually no longer a threat to society, and there is not a compelling social advantage to keeping them in prison.”

The MD graduates at the 2014 Class Day ceremony.

Speeches from the 2014 Geisel Class Day Ceremony

“Be bold,” Dean Chip Souba told the members of the Geisel Class of 2014 at last weekend’s Class Day Ceremony. “Be aspirational. Reach for the stars. You won’t regret it. You’re a Geisel School of Medicine graduate.” Read the full text of the speeches from Class Day.